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He's got an OBE, and MBE and his recent work should entitle him to a knighthood.
Niall Og O'Neill, one of the four kings of Ireland, accepted knighthood from Richard II.
In this year Paxton received the honour of knighthood.
For the modern order of the Golden Fleece, see Knighthood And Chivalry, section Orders of Knighthood.
But in 1840 the Order was resuscitated in Austria, where it now exists as a semi-religious knighthood, closely connected with the Habsburgs.
Two modes of conferring knighthood appear to have prevailed from a very early period in all countries where chivalry was known.